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Mike Ball @mike_ball



SwimTrek Miles


Swim History Before Swimtrek Winner of the Cub's one width in 1967!!! 1968 joined Woolwich Swimming Club and went on to swim butterfly at national and international level. A career made me take a back step from swimming, encouraging me to play water polo reaching county and national levels. 2008, I was invited to the 2k sea swim at Eastbourne. After finishing I decided to attempt to swim the English Channel the following year. My 6 hour qualifier, much to my astonishment, was achieved on my first visit to Dover Harbour. I was now hooked on open water swimming. Locations Guided On I have guided on LDT only since 2013. Most Memorable Swim Moments Representing Great Britain at the World Life Saving Championships. Swimming the English Channel in 2009 and walking up the sandy beach of Cap.Gris.Nez In 12 hours 55 minutes. Top Swim Tips Always train hard and push yourself to your limit. Always complete a training session. Find different stroke techniques for long distance swimming. Keep your goggles away from Vaseline hands! Interesting Swim Facts About You. 37 years as a London Police Officer, serving as a protection officer to high profile dignitaries. Police dog handler. Specialist explosive search officer. Advanced motor cyclist.

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